GATE 2023 exam today: Last-minute instructions for candidates

IIT Kanpur is conducting the GATE 2023 exam today. Check GATE 2023 exam schedule, last-minute tips, and other details here.

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kirti saxena | Feb 4, 2023 - 7:05 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur is conducting the GATE 2023 exam. Today is the first day of the GATE exam 2023 will be held in two shifts. The exam will be conducted in two Shifts. Shift 1 will be held between 9:30 am and 12:30 pm and shift 2 will be held between 2:30 pm and 5:30 pm. The GATE 2023 exam is going to be held in an online examination mode across the different states of India. The GATE 2023 exam will be conducted for six papers namely, Civil Engineering, Biotechnology, Physics, Ecology and Evolution, Engineering Sciences, and Life Sciences. GATE 2023 live updates

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Candidates are advised to carry their GATE 2023 admit card in the examination hall and follow the GATE admit card instructions. Candidates must check their GATE 2023 exam timings for today and tomorrow’s GATE papers below.

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February 4, 2023 (Saturday)

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM


2:30 PM – 5:30 PM


GATE 2023 Last-Minute Tips

The GATE exam is one of the toughest and most challenging examinations in India by IITs. The candidates who are going to appear in the GATE 2023 exam today, must go through these last-minute tips to avoid overstressing during the examination. The candidates are expected not to lose his/her composure before the examination so that they can perform best as per their preparations. So, candidates must follow these last-minute tips for the GATE 2023 exam:

  • The candidates must be familiar with the GATE 2023 exam pattern very well. They must know the types of questions that will be asked in the GATE 2023 exam, to avoid confusion and stressful situations.

  • Try to be positive and have faith in your preparation. Enter the hall with positive vibrations. Being positive will help you perform better and score good marks in the GATE 2023 examination.

  • If you are not sure about any question, then, don’t panic, it’s okay. Be calm and relaxed and attempt the next question to manage your time wisely.

  • Before entering the examination hall, go through the important formulas and notes once.

  • Always, attempt those questions which you are confident and can solve in less time.

  • If a question is taking more than 3 minutes, just skip to the next question and come back to it later.

  • Be careful while selecting options as it is an online-based examination. Any changes will not be allowed once submitted.

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